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Eurasian Chess. Synthesis of European and Asian forms of Chess.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2022-03-09 UTC

First, I tested the ten latest finished games of Eurasian Chess against the new preset, and they all displayed correctly. Then I made a backup of the newrules preset called newrules-backup, and I saved the fairychess preset under the name newrules. With that done, I viewed every finished and active game of Eurasian Chess using the now updated newrules settings file, and they all displayed correctly. Although the new preset works differently, it is notationally equivalent to the previous preset, which allowed me to completely replace the previous one with the new one.

The new preset should now prompt you about optional Pawn promotions, and it should use full piece names and give piece descriptions in error messages.

🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2022-03-09 UTC

Since the previous preset for Eurasian Chess was ancient and lacking in some modern features, I wrote a new one using the fairychess include file. It's not official yet, but I'm providing the link for beta testing:

🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2022-03-05 UTC

Type it in the moves field. Instructions are provided in the How to Move Pieces section below the board.

Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-03-05 UTC

Thank you for the explanation. How I should I do to enter a promotion manually?

🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2022-03-05 UTC

Have you tried entering the promotion manually? Game Courier's features were added in stages, and older presets need to be rewritten to benefit from newer features. Promotion is not mandatory until the last rank, and the ability to prompt you about available promotion options is a newer feature. The code for Eurasian Chess is so old, it was ending every line with a semicolon instead of using a colon after lines that introduce blocks of code.

Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-03-05 UTC

I'm playing a game of Eurasian Chess with GC and I was expecting to get a promotion when I advanced my Pawn on the last 3 ranks. But nothing happened and the Pawn remained a Pawn.

🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2015-11-22 UTC
Eurasian Chess now displays legal moves when you click on a piece.

🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2013-03-10 UTC
Have you registered? You posted without a userid, and you need one to join games. If you can describe the problems you're having, I can be of more assistance to you.

aljazzar wrote on 2013-03-09 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
why this site is so complicated, I can't join any games why ? it's getting to boring me !!!

🕸💡📝Fergus Duniho wrote on 2005-02-26 UTC
By the old promotion rules, promotion happened only on the last rank, and a Pawn on its ninth rank could not check the enemy King unless it could advance and promote. By the new rules, a Pawn may promote on any of the last three ranks, and it may check the enemy King on the last rank even when it is otherwise unable to advance and promote. Except for having a different selection of pieces it may promote to, this is the same as in Grand Chess.

Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2005-02-26 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
What new rules are you talking about?. I have read the new promotion rule, but I`m not clear if it is identical to promotion rule in Grand Chess or not. In which rank is the promotion allowed?. Are there other new rules?

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